Scientific Name
Pterois russelii  
Pterois russelii勒氏簑鮋
by: ©Randall, John E.
Author Bennett, 1831 Depth - M
Chinese 勒氏簑鮋 Poisonous Fish Yes 
Family_Chinese 鮋科 Economic Fish No 
Family F304 Scorpaenidae Edible Fish No  Chinese In Mainland China 勒氏簑鮋 
Max Length 30 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 羅素氏簑鮋、獅子魚、長獅、魔鬼、國公、石狗敢、虎魚、雞公、紅虎、火烘、石頭魚 
Distribution in World   Distribution in Taiwan West、South West、North、North East、PonFu 
Habitats   Holotype Locality India [Coromandel coast, India, eastern Indian Ocean] 
Synonyms Pseudomonopterus kodipungi, Pterois geniserra, Pterois kodipungi, Pterois russeli, Pterois russelli, Pterois russellii   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993)  Smith, M. M. etc. 1986 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 
Specimen List ASIZP0061498. ASIZP0061877. ASIZP0064781. ASIZP0064895. ASIZP0064899. ASIZP0064949. ASIZP0068301. ASIZP0804063. ASIZP0914063. CAS15206. CAS29976. CAS40237. NTUM06926. NTUM07693. RUSI35636. SIO80-207d. SIO80-213d. SIO80-214h. SIO80-215i.  
Common Name Plaintail firefish; Russell's fire fish; Planetail firefish; Plaintail turkeyfish; Zebrafish; Spotless butterfly-cod; Spotless firefish; Lionfish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal fin with XIII spines ann 10-11 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 6-7 soft rays; pectoral fin with 12-13 soft rays. Body covered with cycloid scales, supraorbital antenna shorter than eye orbit diameter.
habitats Inhabits reef-associated marine environment; depth range - 60 m. Other ecological behaviour is unclear yet. 
Distribution Not commercial food species, edible, common aquarium speices. 
Utility Not commercial food species.